Sakhalin GRES-1 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Sakhalin GRES-1 power station is a 200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Sakhalin province, Russia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is near the village of Lermontovka, in Poronaysky district, Sakhalin province.

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The two-unit, 200-MW coal-fired Sakhalin GRES-1 power station is owned by RusHydro. The plant’s four currently productive units were brought online between 1965 and 1972. The plant's first two units have been retired.[1][2]

Running on aging equipment, the Sakhalin GRES-1 power station has been running below its nameplate capacity for years; it is planned to be shut down once the new Sakhalin GRES-2 power station is completed.

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Sakhalinenergo
  • Parent company: RusHydro
  • Location: Lermontovka village, Poronaysky district, Sakhalin province, Russia
  • Coordinates: 48.979344, 142.96425 (exact)
  • Status: Operating (Units 3-6); Retired (Units 1-2)
  • Gross capacity: 200 MW (Units 3-6: 50 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1965-72
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Coal source: Solntsevsky coal complex
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Sakhalin Gres Powerplant, Enipedia, accessed June 2018.
  2. Сахалинская ГРЭС, Wikipedia (Russian), accessed June 2018.

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